22.03.2021STATEMENT: By virtue of law, Artak Davtyan is considered to be appointed to the post of Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Republic of Armenia
Guided by the provisions of the Constitution and the Law of the Republic of Armenia “On Military Service and the Status of Military Personnel,” on March 10, 2021, the Prime Minister submitted a proposal to the President of the Republic to appoint Artak Davtyan Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Republic of Armenia with the attached draft of the relevant decree. On March 11, 2021, the Office of the Prime Minister received the objections of the President of...
18.03.2021PM holds phone conversation with Georgian Premier
Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan today had a telephone conversation with Prime Minister of Georgia Irakli Garibashvili. The Prime Minister of the Republic of Armenia once again congratulated his Georgian counterpart on being appointed to the office of Prime Minister and wished him every success in the exercise of that important mission. The parties voiced reciprocated readiness to build on the high-level contacts established between the two nations in a bid to forward the hectic agenda...
18.03.2021Early parliamentary elections to be held in Armenia on June 20
On March 18, Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan met with Prosperous Armenia faction leader Gagik Tsarukyan. The interlocutors noted that snap parliamentary election is the best way out of the current political situation. Based on the discussions held with the President of the Republic of Armenia, the My Step faction members and Bright Armenia faction head Edmon Marukyan, it was decided that early parliamentary elections shall be held in the Republic of Armenia on June 20.
18.03.2021Government plans to set up independent living centers to attend those servicemen disabled in action
A Cabinet meeting was held today, chaired by Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan. The government first approved a set of measures and a relevant timetable with a view to protecting the rights of those individuals disabled during military service and providing for their social inclusion. The reference note says that one of the most important tasks of the state is to ensure the social inclusion of those persons disabled in military action through a set of social, employment, educational,...
17.03.2021“The reform agenda should derive from reality” - PM familiarized with MESCS programs
Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan today visited the Ministry of Education, Science, Culture and Sport (MESCS) to discuss the Ministry’s ongoing and upcoming programs. The meeting was attended by Chief of Staff of the Office of the Prime Minister Arsen Torosyan, Minister of Education, Science, Culture and Sport Vahram Dumanyan, the Deputy Ministers, the heads of MESCS-affiliated agencies, other dignitaries. Welcoming those present, Prime Minister Pashinyan said: “Reforms in the...
17.03.2021Nikol Pashinyan holds phone talk with Kazakh Prime Minister
Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan had a telephone conversation with Prime Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan Askar Mamin on the latter’s initiative. The parties discussed issues related to the meeting and the agenda of the Eurasian Intergovernmental Council, which is to take place on April 30, 2021 in Kazan, Russia.